Business as usual for PM Bouden despite persistent rumours

Tunisian PM Najla Bouden.
Tunisian PM Najla Bouden. © Christophe Petit Tesson/EFE/Newscom/MaxPPP
The resignation of Najla Bouden is once more much discussed in Tunisia's corridors of power. The PM already tried to quit at the start of the year but it was rejected by President Saied. [...]
Published on 17.05.2022 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
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France holds up €50m Tunisian loan because of traceability concerns

France promised to loan Tunisia €100m at the end of 2020. It paid out the first installment in 2021 but has delayed paying out the estimated €50m second tranche. The loan, the first part of which was released in 2021, was part of a "public policy" package but aid of this kind is subject to strict traceability and management criteria which Tunisia's state-owned enterprises are unable to guarantee at present.

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